Super senior pitcher Redmond Walsh recorded his 20th career save Saturday for the Vols.
No. 1 Tennessee (26-1, 8-0 SEC) defeated No. 5 Vanderbilt, 5-2, at Hawkins Field in Nashville.
Tennessee’s Game No. 2 win secured a series win against Vanderbilt (20-6, 4-4 SEC). The series finale is scheduled for Sunday at 2 pm EDT (SEC Network+).
Walsh appeared in the ninth inning against the Commodores, facing two batters and totaling 10 pitches.
Walsh is three saves away from tying Todd Helton’s career record in Tennessee program history.
Helton recorded 23 saves for the Vols between 1993 and 1995.
The 5-foot-10, 165-pound Walsh came to Tennessee in 2017. He played at Alcoa High School in Alcoa, Tennessee.